May 23rd, 2013
The National Association of Colleges and Universities Food Services awarded The Falcon, the Messiah College eatery located in the Eisenhower Campus Center, gold among medium-sized colleges. Applicants were judged based on menu and meal; facility design and merchandising; marketing; and nutrition and wellness.
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May 15th, 2013
Ray Norman, dean of the School of Science, Engineering and Health, recently spoke at a World Vision conference in Chicago about the attempted assassination attempt on him and his daughter while living in Africa and serving with World Vision. Norman’s story also reveals the depth of his Christian faith and his commitment to the Gospel of Jesus and helping the poor.
Watch a video of his presentation.
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May 10th, 2013
Biopsychology major Michael Skolka received a stipend from the American Physiological Association to continue his research on acute pancreatitis at Penn State Hershey. Skolka has already been invited to present his data at the 2014 National Experimental Biology meeting.
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May 1st, 2013
Messiah College is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles Messiah College in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges.”
The Princeton Review chose the schools for this guide based on a 50-question survey it conducted in 2012 of administrators at hundreds of four-year colleges. The Company analyzed data from the survey about the schools’ course offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation to measure their commitment to the environment and to sustainability.
To learn more about Messiah extensive sustainability efforts, visit www.messiah.edu/sustainability.
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April 29th, 2013
Linda Tedford, director of choral activities at Messiah College, received one of two Arts Awards from Theatre Harrisburg at a gala on April 28. Tedford directs the College’s Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Choral Arts Society and Men’s Ensemble. She is also founder and director of the Susquehanna Chorale, an ensemble-in-residence at Messiah that frequently performs with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra.
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April 23rd, 2013
Messiah College is a silver sponsor of the Race Against Racism, a 5K run and walk around City Island, Harrisburg. The event raises funds to support the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg’s racial justice programs and initiatives.
Messiah College President Kim S. Phipps is immediate past president of the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg.
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April 16th, 2013
Messiah’s men’s club volleyball team remained unbeaten and cruised through the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation (NCVF) playoffs on April 6 in Dallas Texas, beating Washington U. St. Louis, Xavier, Missouri S&T, and Sonoma State to win the NCVF Division II National Championship. Messiah finished the season with a record of 54-2 in individual sets, including regular season play, MACVC championships, and the national tournament. Caleb Miller was named tournament MVP. Ben Bovenzi and Justin Beachy were named to the All-Tournament First Team. John Feldmann and Travis Moyer were named to the All-Tournament Second Team. Derick Esch was honorable mention. For more details and photos visit http://messiahmensclubvolleyball.webs.com/
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April 15th, 2013
Robin Collins, professor of philosophy, recently received a $53, 644 grant through the Providence and Chance project (funded by the John Templeton Foundation) to work on a two-year project entitled “Discoverability, Providence, and Chance.” He will be working with Messiah College physicist Abaz Kryemadhi.
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April 10th, 2013
With a 40-3 record and a third place finish at the NCAA Division III National Championships, Josh Thomson had a most impressive first-year at Messiah College. Thomson was recognized by D3Wrestle.com as their Freshman of the Year.
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April 5th, 2013
Malcolm McDermond, senior sociology and anthropology and Biblical and religious studies major has been selected for a Fulbright U.S. Student award for 2013-2014. He will tenure his award in Malaysia where he will hold an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). ETAs place Fulbrighters in a classroom abroad to provide assistance to teachers of English to non-native English-speakers.
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